Rain Brings Toxic Risk, Erosion To Wine Country Scorched By WildfiresThere are new concerns in Santa Rosa that rain will bring the risk of toxic runoff.
Last US Sand Mine To Close On Monterey Bay Beach In 2020The California Coastal Commission unanimously approved an agreement Thursday to shut down the Lapis Sand Plant.
California Beach Community Battles Legislation Targeted At SeawallsCalifornians who live along the beach argue that they should be allowed to replace or repair their seawalls.
Study Predicts Major Southern California Beach Erosion By 2100More than half of Southern California's beaches could completely erode back to coastal infrastructure or sea cliffs by the year 2100 as the sea level rises.
Repairs On Massive Orinda Sinkhole BeginThe fix for gaping sinkhole on Miner Road in Orinda is coming closer to reality after one of the main obstacles to make repairs was resolved.
Pleasanton Homeowners In Race Against Time, Weather To Save BackyardsSome East Bay homeowners are faced with shrinking backyards crumbling into a growing creek due to erosion damage they say their flood insurance won't cover.
El Niño: California Beach Erosion In 2015/16 Highest Ever RecordedEl Niño didn't deliver pounding rain, but it gave California's coastline a powerful beating during the winter of 2015/16. The much anticipated rainfall was lower than anticipated, but beach erosion was the highest in more than 145 years, according a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Orinda Sinkhole Causes Major Suburban GridlockAnother growing sinkhole has opened up in Contra Costa County with a new crater in Orinda rupturing sewer lines and creating gridlock for drivers.
Pacifica Plans To Demolish Apartment Building Along Crumbling CliffThe city of Pacifica intends to demolish a vacant apartment building on the edge of an unstable coastal cliff, with or without the blessing of its owner.
Sinkhole Swallows Pedestrian Pathway In PacificaA sinkhole in Pacifica swallowed a section of a pedestrian pathway Sunday.
Battle To Keep San Francisco’s Ocean Beach From Washing Away As he watched crews frantically work to short up the dunes at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach, surfer Robert Wolffe couldn’t help but think back to what it once was.
Geologists Get 3-D Pictures Of Beach Erosion On California CoastNew 3-D images reveal just how bad erosion is along the Northern California coast.

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